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About Lashkar-e-Jhangavi (LJ)

Lashkar-e-Jhangavi is a Pakistan-banned terror outfit.

In November 08, Pakistans Interior Ministry advisor Rehman Malik said LJ may strike in Karachi and that Al Qaeda is using them to carry on their activities.

Lashkar-e-Jhangavi in recent news

Lashkar-e-Jhangavi in News

'Weak, isolated' Pak only state Al-Qaeda can use as base to launch global jihad: Editorial
Pakistan is the only country that Al-Qaeda could use as a base to launch its global jihad through terrorism, a newspaper editorial has said.

Escalating sectarian violence in Balochistan killed over 400 in past four years: Report
Almost 400 people have died in more than 200 incidents of ethnic and sectarian violence in the past four years in Balochistan, according to a report.

Pak human rights group blames security forces' 'criminal negligence' for Shia killings
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the killing of Shia pilgrims in Balochistan, and claimed that the incident proved terrorism still persists in the country.

Pak sectarian groups now 'stronger than ever': Intelligence Bureau
An assessment carried out by Pakistan's Intelligence Bureau (IB) has stated that sectarian groups in the country have grown 'stronger than ever' and pose a grave threat to state and society.

JuD confirms banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi founder Malik Ishaq was at Difa-e-Pakistan rally
Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) spokesperson Yahya Mujahid has said Malik Ishaq, one of the founders of the banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, was present on the stage of the recent Defense of Pakistan Council (DPC) rally in Multan.

Now, even Pak Intel agency asks govt. to 'keep terror outfit JuD under strict watch'
An intelligence agency in Pakistan has warned the government to take immediate steps against the activities of some religious and militant outfits like the Sunni Tehreek and the Jamatud Dawa (JuD) to stop them from becoming 'pressure groups'.

Human Rights Watch urges US to pressure Pak govt to stop Balochistan violence
The Human Rights Watch has called on the United States to pressure the Pakistan government to curb crimes in Balochistan province, including extra-judicial killings, torture, illegal detention, disappearances and forced displacement.

Imran Khan won't be a pro-Western PM: paper
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan would not be much of a Western supporter, a Sydney Morning Herald editorial has said.

'Abducted' US aid contractor in Pak Al Qaeda affiliate's custody
A US aid contractor, who was abducted five months ago, is reportedly in the custody of a Pakistani Al Qaeda affiliate.

US urges Pakistan to take stringent action against Lashkar-e-Jhangvi
The United States has urged Pakistan to take a stringent action against an extremist group, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, which was blamed by Afghanistan for the December 6 attack.

Hafeez Sayeed's JuD not on Pak list of banned terror groups: Lawyer
Jammat-ud-Dawah (JuD) leader Hafeez Sayeed's lawyer A K Dogar said on Monday that the outfit has never been banned in Pakistan in reponse to the Pakistan Government releasing a new list of 31 banned terror outfits that did not include the JuD.

'Banned militant groups recruiting in Pak's Punjab province to fight in Kashmir'
Banned militant organisations, including Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), have begun recruiting young men from Pakistan's Punjab province to fight, particularly in the Kashmir region, intelligence agencies have said.

Brit diplomats lobby for JuD crackdown in Pak on India's insistence
British diplomats have met senior Pakistani officials to convince them to crack down on Jamat ud Dawa (JuD), the charity wing of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant group, on India's insistence.

Pak providing security to 'bailed' terrorist behind Sri Lankan team attack
The Pakistan government has provided security guards to Malik Ishaq, a key suspect in the 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, who was released from Kot Lakhpat Jail after the country's Supreme Court granted him bail.

PCB unlikely to use UDRS for 'home' series in UAE
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is unlikely to use the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) in its upcoming 'home' series in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Suspect in Sri Lankan team attack released due to shoddy Pak prosecution efforts
A key suspect in the 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore has been released from Kot Lakhpat Jail after the Pakistan Supreme Court granted him bail.

Pak Supreme Court grants bail to suspect in Sri Lankan team attack
The Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday granted bail to a key suspect in the 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore.

England confirm cricket series against Pakistan in UAE next year
The England and Wales Cricket (ECB) has confirmed that the national team will play Pakistan in an away series in the United Arab Emirates next year.

Pakistan to 'host' Sri Lanka and England in UAE
Pakistan will play their next 'home' cricket series against Sri Lanka and England in the United Arab Emirates.

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